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A type of luxury fabric with a background weft.
An inflammation and swelling of the soft parts of the palate immediately behind the foreteeth in a horse.
an inflammation and swelling of the soft parts of the roof of the mouth immediately behind the fore teeth in the horse; -- called also lampers
Origin: [F. lampas.]
Lampas is a type of luxury fabric with a background weft typically in taffeta with supplementary wefts laid on top and forming a design, sometimes also with a "brocading weft". Lampas is typically woven in silk, and often has gold and silver thread enrichment.
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